Welcome to Mary Kate's
Home of the Tap Talk

Taste, Drink & Enjoy

We hope that you find Mary Kate’s to be a quiet, cozy place to enjoy conversation with family and friends over a glass of wine…

(Please note that patrons are required to be at least 21, no one under the age of 21 is allowed to enter.)

expect the best


Our extensive wine list is built off of hours of wine tasting and discussions with our wine distributors.  We aim to offer a vast selection so everyone who walks into our wine bar can find a wine to enjoy.  

wine is for


We believe wine is something everyone can enjoy. It makes life a little sweeter. No pretenses here. Our wine staff will work with you to find a wine that you will enjoy from our vast selection.  Let us help you find a wine to enjoy or expand your palate.  

Featured Wine

#1 Grown Grape


The classic profile of Cabernet Sauvignon tends to be full-bodied wines with high tannins and noticeable acidity that contributes to the wine’s aging potential. In cooler climates, Cabernet Sauvignon tends to produce wines with blackcurrant notes that can be accompanied by green bell pepper notes, mint, and cedar which will all become more pronounced as the wine ages. In more moderate climates the black currant notes are often seen with black cherry and black olive notes while in very hot climates the currant flavors can veer towards the over-ripe and “jammy” side. 


Full-bodied with loads of flavors. It tops the list of robust red varietals, carrying some of the lushest, thickest sips that will coat most of the mouth and linger. Many describe cabernet sauvignon’s body as unctuous, gravelly, rich, and deep.


Our Cabernet Sauvignon pairs well with all of our charcuterie boards.  We always have one on tap and also carry many other bottles as well.  

Stop in to try one of our Cabernets today. 

"Mary Kate's stands for great wine and good times."

"My favorite part of visiting is knowing I will be traveling the world in a glass of wine while staying seated in a warm, comfortable atmosphere."


We hold wine events on the first Tuesday of the month.  At these events, we sample great wines, enjoy snack pairings, good conversation, and wine education. 

our family


Mary Kate (Katie) moved to Eagle River in 1977 with her parents Jim and Mary Ann and sister Eileen. Her parents purchased the Arrow Gift Shop right next door (the stores will be connected through the doorway in January). Katie started working there at the age of 6.

Proud to be a family-run and Veteran owned business. 

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Mary Kate's Wine Bar

Mary Kate's Wine Bar

A new addition to downtown Eagle River. A cozy place to have a glass of wine with friends and family

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